Heading back to Cape Town today, so we made a little side trip to Boulders to see the penguins. Aaah - cute aren't they. We then followed the coast road down and around the cape peninsula, which bought with it some excellent vistas. On arriving back to Cape Town, the mountain was clear, so we had a quick ride up in the cable car. Take a look at the photos, the view is great. Last time I went up, back in 2002, the cloud, or 'table cloth' was covering the to...
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After a few days of relaxing, wandering around Cape Town, and catching up on washing, we're off to Robben Island, where Mandela was incerated for so many years. It's a very well conducted tour, and people are sheparded onto a ferry, across to the island, and piled onto a bus. We were then driven around the island to see the various points of interest: the lime quarry, the stone quarry, the leper cemetery, and the guards living quarters. The whole island isn...